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Any advice on which battery tender (charger) to get - i.e great ones and ones to avoid plus are the smaller ones fine or is it worth shelling out for one of the larger ones? :???:
 

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We have 3 of the small yusa chargers they work just great for plugging the bikes in over winter,if you just want to maintain your battery the smaller ones will do fine,just make sure you dont get a manual charger you want the kind that just cycles on as the battery needs it
 

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I've got a Battery Tender Jr. on my Triumph. Seems to be working great. Bike starts much easier in the cooler temps. Haven't heard of any problems with them. I'm sure they aren't the best out there, but for $25 and a 5 year warranty I figured I'd give it a shot. I've always heard good things about the Battery Tender brand.

also have a 10-unit Battery Tender ($650USD) in my shed maintaining the batteries for the training motorcycles where I am an MSF instructor. That thing is a beast.
 

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Thanks for the advice, I just need something to maintain my battery so I'll get one of the small ones.
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Since I am in the same boat, does anybody have the part number or link to the socket plug that I can use to hook up the tender to the bike's aux outlet?
Thanks in advance.
 

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We're using three NAPA 85-300A 12V-1.5 A trickle chargers.
Cost about $40.00 CDN each. Batteries removed from bikes. Seems to be working fine and cheaper than buying a new battery each Spring.
 

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On 2007-01-06 13:01, DragonDan wrote:
Since I am in the same boat, does anybody have the part number or link to the socket plug that I can use to hook up the tender to the bike's aux outlet?
Thanks in advance.
Google "Powerlet". I've seen them mentioned on this site, too.

Whole lot of nifty things you can do with this plug.
 
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